101-Year-Old D-Day Veteran Claims Record For Oldest Skydiver

A 101-year-old male has set a universe record for oldest skydiver, according to a British association Skydive Buzz.

Bryson William Verdun Hayes, famous as Verdun, done a tandem burst during a age of 101 years and 38 days, a association says.

Guinness World Records says a record for a oldest male to make a tandem parachute burst was set by Armand Gendreau in 2014, during a age of 101 years and 3 days.

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Guinness has not nonetheless reliable that Hayes set a record. “We are wakeful of a try and we are available evidence,” a mouthpiece for a association told NPR.

Hayes is a D-Day maestro who was lifting income for a Royal British Legion with his jump, according to The Guardian.

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Four generations of a Hayes family took partial in a skydiving speed during an airfield in England — from Hayes down to his great-grandchildren, a British journal reports.

Skydive Buzz posted a video of a adventure, display Hayes holding to a sky, floating to a belligerent and fibbing down, jubilant, after a jump.

“Hooray!” he said, arms adult high in celebration.

How was he feeling?

“Oh, positively over a moon,” he said.